AREA ATTRACTIONS

Located at the entrance to Woodland Shopping Center, only 4 miles from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, and 15 minutes to downtown, the Ramada Plaza Grand Rapids has the best location for business or leisure travel.

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS & SCULPTURE PARK

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS & SCULPTURE PARK

This 125-acre attraction features the most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection in the Midwest, indoor and outdoor gardens, the largest tropical conservatory in the state, nature trails, guided tram and the new Children’s Garden. Admission charged.
www.meijergardens.org

VAN ANDEL MUSEUM CENTER

VAN ANDEL MUSEUM CENTER

This museum offers world-class exhibitions on history, nature, cultural heritage, Native Americans, 19th-century Grand Rapids cityscape and more. Ride a 1928 carousel or eat in the café overlooking the river. Admission charged.
www.grmuseum.org

JOHN BALL ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN

JOHN BALL ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN

The John Ball Zoo, with over 1,000 animals, is located in a 110-acre park. The zoo has an aquarium, children’s zoo, African area and chimpanzee exhibit. Admission charged.
www.johnballzoosociety.org

IMAX THEATRE AT CELEBRATION! CINEMA

IMAX THEATRE AT CELEBRATION! CINEMA

The IMAX® large-format film presentation is the most intense cinematic experience in west Michigan. Call 530-SHOW for more information. Admission charged.
www.celebrationcinema.com

Golfing

GOLFING

The Ramada Plaza is near many of the local golf courses Grand Rapids has to offer. A course is available for golfers of all skill levels. Feel free to contact us for more information.

RAMADA PLAZA WATER PARK

RAMADA PLAZA WATER PARK

We feature one of Grand Rapids full-service indoor water parks on our property. Slide hours of operation may vary. Please be sure to check the calendar on the waterpark page for updated slide hours.

 

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

 

Grand Valley State University

Calvin College

Davenport University

Cornerstone University

Hope College

Aquinas College

RESTAURANTS

 

Old Chicago
Full-service onsite restaurant

Red Robin
Full-service Family restaurant

The Olive Garden
Brasserie
Italian cuisine
Lunch and dinner

TGI Friday’s
Full-service restaurant

Ruby Tuesday’s
Full-service casual dining restaurant

Bar Louie
Comtemporary, casual dining restaurant

On the Border
Full-service casual dining restaurant

CORPORATE ATTRACTIONS

 

Spectrum Health

Meijer Inc.

Steelcase Inc.

Johnson Controls

Access Business Group/Alitor Inc.


Spartan Stores, Inc.

Haworth Inc.

Herman Miller Inc.

General Motors

Perrigo Company

Saint Mary's Health Care

Lacks Enterprises Inc.

Fifth Third Bank

Metropolitan Hospital


Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

Benteler Automotive

Smiths Aerospace

Farmers Insurance Group

Foremost Insurance Group

Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc.

Dematic

Sara Lee Corporation

Delphi Automotive Systems


Gordon Food Service Inc.

Pine Rest Christian Hospital

Knoll Inc.

Kellogg Co.

Michigan Medical PC

ADAC Automotive

Holland Home

L-3 Communications

Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Co.

Cascade Engineering

Consumers Energy

American Seating Co.

ODL Inc.

Lear Corp

Flexfab LLC

Paulstra, CRC